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North Brooklyn Farms doing its part to serve Williamsburg

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Henry Sweets, 31, poses for a picture at North Brooklyn Farms in Williamsburg. Photo by Isabelle Chapman.

“I’ve had these two seemingly conflicting desires. One to be in a city; the other, to be a farmer.”

By Isabelle Chapman
Columbia Journalist
November 14, 2013

Excerpt:

North Brooklyn Farms, founded last spring by Ryan Watson, 29, and Henry Sweets, 31, occupies 8,000 square feet of land in Williamsburg and functions as a community space and a vegetable garden of sorts.

“This [space] is about being a part of the earth, and being connected to the earth,” Sweets said last Sunday afternoon as he sat in a chair looking out over Havemeyer Park, where North Brooklyn Farms is located.

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November 25, 2013   Comments Off on North Brooklyn Farms doing its part to serve Williamsburg

Farm The City t-shirts

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$25 t-shirts

Fresh City is a city farm located in Toronto. They bring makers and eaters together to change the way people think about food. They deliver fresh, local and organic food grown by city farmers right to your door.

Purchase here.

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